Twitter Tweekly for August 26 2012

Highlights from my Twitter stream from the past two weeks.

New video invite (with hummingbirds singing) to my Blast Off class artbizcoach.com/bo.html

Have you checked out the free #artist marketing plans at artbizconnection.com

Love this subject line in my inbox: “Last chance Raku!!” but don’t like so much that it was cc’d to over 190 people

Follow Alyson on TwitterRT @lisacall: Permission based marketing: learn it, follow it & stop adding me to your newsletter list w/o asking bit.ly/RfCfA7 <amen

Great NPR story re how art travels to museums ow.ly/d5xJm

Art history lesson on The Death of Marat by David en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Death…

Back to School Guide: The 10 MFA Programs That Give You the Most Bang For Your Buck zite.to/NimP9m via @artinfo

Why social media might not be working for you NYT ow.ly/d9IDB

Your FB posts reach 16% of your fans http://ow.ly/de1rh via @JonLoomer

RT @ArtsyShark: How a Decorative Painter Built a Business buff.ly/MM0CWE #art #design

The Stupid Things You Do in the Name of Productivity (and How to Fix Them) zite.to/Nu96yb via @lifehacker

Artist reads IRBITS, gets featured on online site, writes press release re it and gets newspaper coverage. Nice! ow.ly/cVLS0

The Key To A Thriving Creative Class? Give Artists Their Own Real Estate Developers zite.to/NRTqT8 via @FastCompany

Tweeters Quoting Me

“The minute you decide you have limitations, you will be forever bound by those constraints.”

“It’s a sure bet that no one is going to buy it until they see it.”

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2 comments to Twitter Tweekly for August 26 2012

  • “The minute you decide you have limitations, you will be forever bound by those constraints.”

    This is one of those statements that sounds true and maybe even IS true in certain situations, but also has an equal and opposite reaction–so to speak! Limitations can be useful in that they force you to be creative and to push them. Thinking INSIDE the box–being bound–often means being that much more inventive with your givens since you cannot simply find givens you like better.

    And understanding limitations in this way is important if you are to be fulfilled. Constraints are a part of life, but they don’t have to hamper you. In fact, they can set you free!

    • Gwenn: I completely agree with this! I’ve read a number of books and articles that mention this.

      I guess I was intending it to be for more “big picture” stuff like goals and vision, not for individual projects. I’ll try to be clearer next time.